MARIETTA, Ga. (Nov. 22)—Columbian Chemicals Korea has earned QS-9000 certification, making Columbian Chemicals Co. the world´s only major carbon black producer to have all its manufacturing facilities both QS- and ISO-certified for quality management, according to the company. The plant also has secured OHSAS-18001 certification for safety management systems and ISO-14001 compliance with international environmental management standards, marking the first time in parent company Phelps Dodge Corp.´s history that a business unit has certified all three mangagement systems concurrently. Marietta-based Columbian owns and operates 12 carbon black facilities in Brazil, Canada, England, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Korea, Spain and the U.S.
Korean plant certification cinches Columbian global compliance
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